Len Testa from Touringplans.com talks Disney in 2020 and beyond - Episode 49
This week we discuss the present and future of Walt Disney World with Len Testa from Touringplans.com, the unofficial guides and the Disney Dish podcast!
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[00:11] Favorite fantasyland attraction
[01:20] Sponsor: Destinations with Character Travel
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[02:30] Len Testa!
[03:15] How did touring plans come to be?
[07:22] AI to plan your trip
[09:25] What does touring plans do for you?
[10:20] The Unofficial Guide
[11:26] Brand new book for 2020
[12:29] What did you not know you didn't know on your first trip
[15:43] Most challenging part of writing the unofficial guide
[18:24] What is most exciting for Len in WDW for 2020
[19:54] What makes Len nervous for Walt Disney World in 2020
[20:37] Len's thoughts on low crowds at Star Wars Galaxy's Edge
[22:50] Rise of the Resistance
[23:32] Favorite time to visit WDW
[25:01] Top 2 WDW restaurants
[26:23] Top 3 WDW snacks
[28:29] How do you write a book a year in advance?
[29:05] Thoughts on the upcoming Epcot changes
[31:50] What did they hold back in the EPCOT announcement
[33:04] Next big thing for Walt Disney World?
[35:20] The gradual upgrade of Tomorrowland
[37:25] Disney plus's influence on the parks
[38:54] I am Walt Disney
[40:29] Top 2 Disney Heroes and Villains
[43:05] Avengers campus in Disneyland
[43:55] Len's stuff:
Disney Dish Podcast with Jim Hill
The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2020 edition
[45:35] Mickey and Minnie's runaway railway
[46:48] Where to find us
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